WFS Wins Ground Handling Contracts with 12 Airlines in North America as Aviation’s COVID Recovery Gathers Pace
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won ground handling contracts with 12 airlines in North America, adding another 14,000 aircraft turns per annum to its growing operation.
Avelo Airlines has appointed WFS to provide full above- and below-wing handling, cabin cleaning and security services in Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Montana, Eugene Airport in Oregon, and Bend/Redmond, Roberts Field, Oregon.
WFS is providing ramp handling for Emirates Airline’s 250 flights a year from Dallas/Fort Worth to Dubai
Qatar Airways has also chosen WFS in Dallas/Fort Worth for full ground handling services for its 520 flights a year to Doha
VivaAerobús has appointed WFS in DFW for full handling operations with flight turns increasing by 5 times its previous schedule
Frontier Airlines has partnered with WFS in Wilmington Airport (Delaware) and for its start-up operation in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands
JetBlue has awarded WFS a cabin cleaning services contract in Las Vegas
New Houston-based low cost carrier Avelo Airlines has appointed WFS to provide full above- and below-wing handling, cabin cleaning and security services in Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Montana, Eugene Airport in Oregon, and Bend/Redmond, Roberts Field, Oregon
Southwest Airlines has also chosen WFS in Bozeman Yellowstone to handle its below wing, deicing, facility and cabin cleaning services
Sun Country Airlines commences full handing contracts with WFS in Newark and Honolulu in May
Air France-KLM will also commence a new ramp handling contract with WFS in Houston this month
Air France has appointed WFS to handle its seasonal services from Denver to Paris, commencing this summer
KLM will also partner with WFS for its new Las Vegas to Amsterdam services in July
New Italian airline Neos has selected WFS to support its above-wing operations at New York JFK
Volaris has awarded below-wing handling at Los Angeles
EVP Americas at WFS, Mike Simpson, said:
“I want to congratulate our Senior Vice President Ground, Terry Trainor, and our entire ground handling team in North America for helping us gain these new contracts. Clearly, the airline industry and its suppliers have all suffered severe disruption over the past year, but these significant contract awards show positive signs of recovery, and we are ready to provide these airlines and their passengers with the highest standards of service, safety and security at each of these locations across our network. During the spring break in March, we handled over 12,000 flights – almost on a par with the pre-Covid level – we are optimistic for a sustained recovery of the US aviation industry.”
WFS’ ground handling network spans 45 airports in North America and serves some 140,000 flights a year for more than 40 airline clients.